A Dog and His Family Move From Pandemic Epicenter to West Hartford, Connecticut

Moving from a Manhattan apartment to a suburban Connecticut townhouse has benefited Howie Elson in many ways, including walking Leo, his 3-year-old miniature goldendoodle. Elson, an actuary in the insurance industry, moved to West Hartford in May and appreciates more living space and getting away from the coronavirus epicenter in New York City. He and[…]

How to Reduce Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

How to Reduce Your Dog’s Separation Anxiety

The West Hartford Pet Owner’s Complete Guide to Leaving Your Dog Home Alone Does your dog get upset when you leave? All dogs have varying levels of separation anxiety when their best friends leave them home alone. From constant barking, chewing up the house and worse, to just a pup’ wishing she had more to[…]

DPS Dog Training – A New Approach To The “Come” Command

DPS Dog Training – A New Approach To The “Come” Command

The Infamous Recall And The Vending Machine By Adam Silverman, DPS’ In-House Dog Behavior Consultant Your Dog is Not Currently Available for Conversation We’ve all been there before. Desperately, you call your dog to return to you while they run in the completely opposite direction towards (insert dog, squirrel, bird, etc). Where did you go[…]